Softball Sweeps, But Ends Season
With apparent hope of a league playoff that would have sent the Rogue River softball team to Lakeview this week, the team found out there really isn't one.
The Chieftains, who were still looking for a league playoff win last weekend, still swept Illinois Valley in Cave Junction in their final games of the regular season. The Chieftains (6-10, 2-7) won 15-5 and 22-6 on Sat., May 12. By sweeping the twinbill, with their 2-7 league mark, they leapfrogged the Cougars into third place and thought they were set to travel to No. 2-seed Lakeview for a first-round league playoff game.
Rogue River High athletic director J.J. Moses said there is no playoff.
"I asked our league president, Bruce Reece (his counterpart at Illinois Valley), and he said there were no league playoffs," Moses (Subscribe for full story)
Junior Chieftains Third At Meet
Between first, second and third-place finishes for seventh-grader Sam Haag, the Rogue River boys' middle-school-level track and field team finished in third place at the Southern Oregon Middle School Small School Track and Field Championships at Spiegel-berg Stadium in Medford on Thurs., May 10. Haag won in the 100-meter high hurdles, in 16.0 seconds, and took second in the 200 (25.75) and third in the long jump at 17 feet, 11 1/2 inches. He also anchored the Junior Chieftains' 4x100 relay team to a third-place (Subscribe for full story)